Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day

Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Associated Press.
Title: Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day
Dates: 1945 May 7
Quantity: 0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)
Abstract:The collection consists of three rolls of teletype news from the Associated Press dated May 7, 1945. The first story, K 68, was datelined Washington and begins... "President Truman was conferring with aides in the executive offices today as news was flashed to the world from Reims of the unconditional surrender of German arms." The last story, K 137, is an advance to be released the following day of King George's message of congratulations to General Eisenhower. In between are feature stories, chronologies of the war, cotton futures, and interviews.
Coll. Number: ms179(m)


Arranged in chronological order.

Index Terms

V-E Day, 1945.
World War, 1939-1945--Chronology.
World Wars

General Notes

Preservation photocopies available.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Associated Press teletype story of V-E Day. MS 179 (M). Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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